We have language and cultural skills rarely found in law firms. Our Firm lawyers include bilingual and bicultural attorneys who do not have a cultural barrier with business counterparts in other parts of the world. Our attorneys have significant backgrounds in various cultures, giving our clients a significant head start at the negotiating table.

Types of Transactions

  • Negotiating and signing contracts with foreign parties.
  • Conducting international due diligence.
  • Drafting compliance programs for doing business abroad.
  • Hiring foreign workforce (contractors, employees, other third parties).
  • Working with lawyers in the local jurisdiction for local law questions (example: setting up legal entities).
  • Resolving issues and problems that can arise with foreign vendors, providers, workers.
  • Helping clients identify legal red flags in international business.

Leadership in International Transactions

Seasoned in international transactions and international dispute resolution, our Managing Attorney, Gabriela N. Smith bring these assets to the table:

  • Selected as the 2019-2020 Chair of the International Law Section of the State Bar of Texas ( Formerly Secretary, Council Member and Advisory Committee Member of the organization.
  • Selected as “Texas Rising Star by SuperLawyers” in International Law in 2018 and 2019.
  • Selected to the Lawyers of Distinction membership due to excellence in practice of Corporate and Transactional Law.

Awards and Highlights

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